Jeffrey S Weaver
Director at Fiala & Weaver PLLC
Jeffrey S Weaver is a director, co-founding partner and co-manager of Fiala & Weaver PLLC, a Washington DC-based IP specialty law firm with personnel located throughout the United States. He has prepared, prosecuted and managed the preparation and prosecution of more than 1,000 patent applications that have been filed at the USPTO and other patent offices around the world. His responsibilities include counselling in many types of IP-related matters, drafting and prosecuting utility patent applications and design patent applications, analysing patents for infringement and validity, providing legal opinions, filing and prosecuting trademark applications and supporting litigation matters. Over more than 20 years, Mr Weaver has represented entities of all sizes, including solo inventors, technology start-ups and numerous leading-edge, multibillion-dollar corporations.
Mr Weaver has worked on IP matters involving many electrical, mechanical and software technologies, including the areas of analog and digital circuits, business methods, cloud-based applications, cloud servers and data centres, computer graphics and architectures, databases, data security, desktop applications, integrated circuit packaging, internet-related applications, operating systems, microelectromechanical systems technology, mobile devices, nanotechnology, photolithography, power systems, processors, radio frequency communication, 3D television, radio frequency identification technology and semiconductors.
Mr Weaver was formerly a director at a major IP boutique in Washington DC.
Prior to attending law school, Mr Weaver worked for several years as an engineer for a major defence aerospace contractor, and for several years as an engineer for a major defence and semiconductor manufacturer. His work included designing analog and digital circuits, writing software, supporting electrical design automation software toolsets and system administration. He received his BS in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, MS degrees in both electrical engineering and engineering management from the University of Missouri-Rolla and a JD (with honours) from the University of Maryland. During law school, Mr Weaver was an associate editor for The Business Lawyer.